Call for Papers (Deadline Extension)

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Thu Jul 30 16:50:46 EST 1998

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On Jul 30, 11:50am, Nina Patel wrote:
> Subject: Re: Call for Papers (Deadline Extension)
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>      Nina Patel
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> Subject: Call for Papers (Deadline Extension)
> Author:  scistra at frodo2.cs.sandia.gov (Sorin C. Istrail) at Internet
> Date:    7/28/98 6:08 PM
> We are happy to announce that our collection of Special Issues on 
> Computational Molecular Biology has become the 
> <<Computational Molecular Biology Series>>, 
> an ongoing regular feature of "Discrete Applied Mathemtaics".
> Series Editors: Sorin Istrail, Pavel Pevzner, Ron Shamir
> Submission Deadline for the next volume: September 1, 1998
>      "Don't ask [only] what mathematics can do for biology, 
>        ask what biology can do for mathematics."
>               Stanislaw Ulam
> Manuscripts are solicited for a volume of "Discrete Applied Mathematics" 
> on topics concerning the development of new combinatorial and 
> algorithmic techniques in computational molecular biology. This volume 
> will be the third in the Computational Molecular Biology Series of 
> Discrete Applied Mathematics, which publishes papers on the mathematical 
> and algorithmic foundations of the inherently discrete aspects of 
> computational biology. The refereeing of the papers in this series will 
> be thorough and will follow the general pattern of refereeing of regular 
> papers in the journal.
> The traditional partnership of mathematics and physics has advanced 
> and enriched both disciplines. In a similar partnership, mathematics 
> and algorithms are becoming crucial tools in the rapid advancement of 
> molecular biology. At the same time, the computational challenges of 
> these biological disciplines raise exciting new problems in discrete 
> mathematics and theoretical computer science.
> The following is a (non-exhaustive) list of possible topics of 
> interest for the series: 
> DNA mapping
> DNA sequencing 
> DNA/protein sequence comparison 
> Molecular evolution
> RNA/Protein folding and structure prediction 
> Gene/motif recognition
> Genome rearrangements 
> Gene function determination
> Drug design and combinatorial chemistry 
> DNA arrays 
> The response to the first two calls for papers in this series 
> was very strong, and resulted in two high quality volumes; 
> the first appeared in 1996 (Discrete Applied Mathematics, Volume 71), 
> and the second will appear later this year. (A list of 
> papers accepted to the second volume is attached to this message.)
> In view of the success and strong response for these two volumes, 
> the Editor-in-Chief of Discrete Applied Mathematics and the 
> special volumes guest editors have decided to create an ongoing 
> series of the journal, the Computational Molecular Biology Series.  
> The Series Editors will continue to assure a thorough and timely 
> refereeing process. We expect this third volume in the series to 
> appear in the Fall 1999.
> Seven (7) hard copies of complete manuscripts should be sent to any of 
> the series editors by September 1, 1998. Manuscripts may be submitted 
> earlier and their refereeing process will be initiated upon submission. 
> The submission should be accompanied by an email message containing only 
> the plain text (ASCII) of the abstract of the paper. Authors are 
> encouraged to send also a LaTex or postscript file of the manuscript via 
> email, to expedite the reviewing process. This does not replace the need 
> for hard copy submission. Manuscripts must be prepared according to the 
> normal submission requirements of Discrete Applied Mathematics, as 
> described in each issue of the journal. 
> Further information on the series is available from:
> http://www.elsevier.nl/mcs/dam/Menu.html (The Netherlands) 
> http://www.cs.sandia.gov/~scistra/DAM (USA) 
> http://www.math.tau.ac.il/~shamir/dcb.html (Israel)
> The Series Editors are:
> -----------------------
>   Sorin Istrail
>   Sandia National Laboratories
>   Massively Parallel Computing Research Laboratory 
>   P.O.Box 5800, MS 1110
>   Albuquerque, NM 87185-5800
>   scistra at cs.sandia.gov
>   http: //www.cs.sandia.gov/~scistra
>   Pavel Pevzner
>   University of Southern California
>   Department of Mathematics, DRB 155
>   Los Angeles, CA 90089-1113
>   ppevzner at hto.usc.edu
>   http: //www-hto.usc.edu/people/Pevzner.html
>   Ron Shamir 
>   Department of Computer Science 
>   School of Mathematical Sciences
>   Tel Aviv University 
>   Tel Aviv 69978
>   ISRAEL  
>   shamir at math.tau.ac.il
>   http: //www.math.tau.ac.il/~shamir
> -----------------------------------------------------------
>  Papers Accepted to the Second Volume of
>                  on
> F. Annexstein, R. Swaminathan
> "On testing consecutive ones property in parallel"
> C. Armen, C. Stein
> "A 2 and 3/4 approximation algorithm for the shortest superstring problem"
> B. DasGupta, T.Jiang, S.Kannan, M. Li, Z. Sweedyk
> "On the complexity of approximation of syntenic distance"
> H. Edelsbrunner, M. Facello, J. Liang
> "On the definition and the construction of pockets in macromolecules"
> O. Eulenstein, M. Vingron
> "On the equivalence of two tree mapping measures"
> D. Fernandez-Baca, J. Lagergren
> "On the approximability of the Steiner tree problem in phylogeny"
> I. Grebinsky, G. Kucherov
> "Reconstructing a hamiltonian circuit by querying the graph:
>  application to DNA physical mapping"
> D. Gusfield, R. M. Karp, L. Wang, P. Stelling 
> "Graph traversals, genes and matroids: an efficient 
> case of the traveling salesman problem"
> L. Heath, J. Vergara
> "Sorting by bounded block-moves"
> I. Hofacker, P. Schuster, P. Stadler 
> "Combinatorics of RNA secondary structures"
> J. Kececiouglu, D.Gusfield
> "Reconstructing a history of recombinations from a set of sequences"
> E. Knill, W. Bruno, D. Torney
> "Non-adaptive group testing in the presence of errors"
> G. Lancia, M. Perlin
> "Genotyping of pooled microsatellite markers by combinatorial 
> optimization techniques"
> F.R. McMorris, C. Wang, P. Zhang  
> "On probe interval graphs"
> J. Miedanis, O. Porto, G.P. Telles
> "On the consecutive Ones  Property"
> R. Ravi, J. Kececiouglu
> "Approximation algorithms for multiple sequence alignment under a 
> fixed evolutionary tree"
> M. Steel, M.D. Hendy, D. Penny
> "Reconstructing phylogenies from nucleotide pattern probabilities"
> -----------------------------------------------------------
>-- End of excerpt from Nina Patel

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